Recent Attachments for Slaphappysamy
Build you own diversity system!
910mHz skewplanars are not small lol
Machined and welded! These antennas are too easy :) (thanks Alex)
Temp reading with IR meter, after 2 miniutes on time.
I changed the design a bit since this pic was taken. The tiny molex connectors and now replaced by a standard row of header pins. Those micro molex connectors where hell to make harnesses for!
433mhz magnetic base antenna
1.2ghz 12dbi Yagi
Everything is held down via industrial velco and zip ties. Very tidy. Can't have anything movearound or CG gets thrown off.
Meat Grinder anyone??? :)
HD Cam in the nose with the panniing flight cam ontop of it. Niether cams "see" each other.
Top on and everything installed. I added some magnets to help clamp the top down. I still have to reinstall the canopy bubble. Dont know if I will or not.
The guts with the top off.
I had to add a "reflector" for the GPS unit as ii was just not getting a lock at my house. Now I get a lock everytime withing 2 minutes. Notbad.
All of the electronics fit in the bay nicely.
Almost ready to fly!!!
The mount will be coated in truckbed liner to water proof and help dampen it a bit.
4-40 cap screws allow for secure mounting as well as some fine angle adjustment.
Mount is heated and bent to shape
ESC and GPS module mounted externally
DL rx sits nicely inside
Fresh of the machine! Still have some work to do.
Radian killdozer lol
letting the glued dovetail joints dry in place. Next is the pan servo mount and paint
Graupner CAM carbon 11 x 8" props vs stock. Also a new motor vs old. The new one is rated for 500W. I have yet to test it. Thats comming.
New Rctimer 50A esc and stock eflight 30A one
Pod desgin is advancing slowly, got the pan servo modeled. I should have the pod machined and ready to go this weekend.
Tossed this one together in SW. Ill cut it from 1/8" ply.
Bonus prize to anyone who can tell me what that is in the backround
Radian motor is a bit on the big side for a nose mount
Post autopsy photo. The crash didnt do too much damage, I had to tear it up to get my stuff out of it.
Here you can see my new ailerons (much bigger)
Close up of my 3/2 1280mHz coaxial fed dipole. It sure is lighter than that old rubber ducky.
Whole video Tx system
Video TX with stick on heatsink
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